All members of the Origin Orthodontic team work together to ensure you get the best results from your orthodontic treatment.

Helen Thornton

Practice Manager & Treatment Coordinator

"At Origin Orthodontics, patients can achieve their dream smile. By making treatment affordable through payment plans, we can help make that dream become a reality."

Helen is our practice coordinator and has been a vital part of the practice administration team since 2001. She is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day running of the practice, managing staff and answering patient queries among other things.

Helen Thornton

Helen also works with patients to develop personalised finance plans to help make treatment affordable. When not at work, Helen enjoys spending time with her family and is kept busy by her son’s love of football and her daughter’s involvement with athletics and dance.

Saba Qureshi

Business manager
BA, LL.B (U London)

Saba joined our team after taking time out from law to raise her young boys. She holds a BA, LLB (Hons) from the University of London and is responsible for business administration and compliance. Saba has also been through orthodontics herself and is the perfect person to ask if you want to know more about having treatment.

Saba Qureshi

Gergana Ivanova

Nurse & Treatment Coordinator
GDC number: 206195

Gergana has a varied role here at Origin Orthodontics. She assists the orthodontist in clinic, coordinates patient treatment, advises on oral health and aftercare, takes photographs and x-rays and is responsible for stock control management. Gergana has a Certificate in Dental Nursing (2010) and a Certificate in Radiography (2013). Outside of work, Gergana enjoys cooking, yoga, and watching movies.

Gergana Ivanova

Ramona Santa

Orthodontic Nurse
GDC number: 281936

Ramona is our qualified Orthodontic Nurse and has been with us since 2017. She has several years previous experience in General Dentistry in Romania. Ramona has a National Diploma in Dental Nursing (NEBDN) and works in both our Southgate and Central London practices. As well as her usual nursing duties, Ramona assists Akvile with our treatment co-ordinating. Importantly she is our Dental Monitoring champion and continuously monitors our patients on a regular basis. Ramona is keen to learn and keeps up-to-date with the ever-changing clinical requirements of Orthodontics.

Ramona Santa

In her spare time Ramona loves to practice yoga, go running in the countryside and enjoys cooking new dishes.

Akvile Lukos

Receptionist & Treatment Coordinator
GDC number: 206785

Akvile works on reception and welcomes patients to Origin Orthodontics’ clinic. In addition to answering telephones, meeting and greeting patients and general administration work, Akvile also helps coordinating the treatment of our patients. Akvile has a Certificate in Dental Nursing (2011) and a Certificate in Radiography (2014). Outside of work, Akvile divides her time between socialising and studying.

Akvile Lukos

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